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F/V Irene Alton Sinking; Saint George, ME, USA

Saint George, ME, USA | 2022-Nov-02

Initial Notification: On 2 Nov, 2022, the USCG Sector Northern New England contacted the NOAA SSC regarding a trajectory and fate analysis for a potential diesel spill from a sunken fishing vessel south of Tenants Harbor ME. Some sheen and smell was initially reported but follow-up visits have not resulted in any observable pollution.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Oil
Products of concern:Diesel
Total amount at risk of spill: 425 gallons
Latitude (approximate): 43° 53.40′ North
Longitude (approximate): 69° 14.15′ West